If there is one metropole in the world that is NOT known for its
environmental credits, it would be Bangkok. The dirt, the smell,
and the smog are almost unbearable!
But... believe it or not, even in Bangkok…
Attention all mums and dads, one of Amsterdam's most fun
kids festivals is back, the Japanese Summer Festival: Star Festival
(or Tana Bata Kai in Japanese) takes place on 7 July with lots of
handmade and craft…
Ok, it is a blatant corporate stunt, but the mission is real and
it's quite a designy piece of art too... Copenhagen is a city on a
mission - It wants to become the cleanest city in Europe by 2015.
So to remind people…
Do you remember the pink headed duck? Or the paradise parrot?
And what about the great auk? Anna, from Lila Ruby
King, turned these birds we lost into a memory game. Yes o yes:
let’s play pairs!
All cards are…
I love shopping on fab.com for the latest strawberry style design
furniture, art, vintage stuff and jewellery. Recently, I came
awesome football table by Kickpack. It's made from
carboard! You don't…
This Monday our friends from the Youth Food
Movement organise a special dinner in Merkelbach, Amsterdam called "Bij de Horens
Gevat" - which means something like "Grab the bull by the
With this dinner YFM…
It's time for MINT again!
This Sunday and Monday MINT showcases amazing fashion made with
respect for people and our environment at the Modefabriek in Amsterdam.
MINT proves that style and consciousness can go…
Moms! Dads! Check out the brand new OATies. Yep, those are
OAT Shoes, but then in little sizes. Good news,
Those feet of our tiny humans grow so fast. They outgrow their
shoes constantly. Now you can just throw…
Guess what? The people that express gratitude are the happiest
people, according to this heartwarming little experient. Take at
look at this video and it will brighten your day! And...maybe there
is someone who you want…
Ooh la la. Image yourself sitting on this wooden terrace sipping
a fresh orange juice while thinking: hmm, should I go hiking or
kite surfing today?
Going crazy behind your desk already? I am. I like to…
London, New York, Vancouver, Copenhagen, Amsterdam or Stockholm:
Which city is the greenest? Co.Exist will select 3 of these cities for
their 'top 10 smart cities on the planet'. Love that title -
Where is Wally? Well, look on the wall and search behind
the leaves! Wally is a living wall planter that allows you to
garden anywhere. Who needs a balcony anyway?
Yep, with Wally you create a vertical garden inside.…
Strawberries get a €5,- discount on a lease jeans from
Mud Jeans this week. Lease a jeans? Yes, it’s
possible. Leasing is the new buying. And just like with lease cars
is repairing free in case of any damage! Mud…
Beach boys and girls unite: a team of De Noordzee
Foundation will clean up the whole Nord Sea shore in August.
And they need your golden tanned hands to help!
The MyBeach Cleanup Challenge will last for 24 days and
Rotterdam here you come! You (+ a friend) can stay for 2 nights
in one of the hottest places in Rotterdam: The Student Hotel. Plus you’ll enjoy a lovely
lunch at Uit Je Eigen
Stad and a bicycle tour along the…
The Dutch Nnix
makes great cabinets from cardboard. Super strong, durable and
eco friendly. The great thing is that you can design
your own type of cabinet. From super tiny to a huge one!
Check out the…
For a delicious and healthy lunch at work you obviously call
De Buurtboer. Tasty, fresh and/or organic products
from local farmers.
Of course you already know De Buurtboer! But believe it or not,
there are lots of…
Driving on poop? Yes, poop! Journalist Marie-Claire van den Berg drove a car powered by this
surprising fuel for two years and made a movie about it: Plankgas!
(Full Throttle). You can join the premiere party of the…
Howdy hipster gardeners! The Stadsboeren (City
Farmers) are taking urban gardening to the next level with the
On 14 September 2013 food trucks, workshops, a flea market,
music bands and the spoken…
Why are we so obsessed with 'cheap'? Cheap is actually often
more expensive in the long term. Huh? Yes.
This book is a real eye opener on how we consume.
Shell (don't judge a writer by the name ;-) is a journalist…
Soft, luxurious and feminine. In a nutshell, that’s
Canadian fashion brand Elroy! And the great news… you
guys can win a lovely item from Elroy!
The designer behind Elroy lives in Bali for four months…
Greetings and salutations from cloud nine! I’m absolutely
in love with Red Cap Cards.
Every card is beautiful illustrated; almost too beautiful to give
Red Cap Cards was founded in Beverly Hills to…
Good news, world! The Tesla Model S received 5 stars in every category of an
American safety test. That means it’s the safest car ever in
American history. We repeat: EVER.
The electric sedan got a total score of…